Monday, November 3, 2008

Full List of Contra Costa Cemeteries

A full listing of all known Contra Costa Cemeteries, along with their dates of operation. I have linked transcriptions and records of the cemeteries online where available.

Alamo Cemetery (Danville) 1858-1943

Alhambra Cemetery (Martinez) 1853-1964

Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery (Brentwood) 1850's-present

Carmelite Monastery Cemetery 1950-present

Fales Cemetery 1850's-1947

Hampton Burial (one grave)

Holy Cross Cemetery (Antioch) 1860's-present

Lafayette Cemetery (Lafayette) 1854-1948

Little Chapel of Flowers Cemetery (Crematory) Current

Live Oak Cemetery
(Warning: pop-up ads) (Clayton) 1858-1932

Live Oak Cemetery (Concord) 1858-present

Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery (Concord) 1952-present

Muir-Strenzel-Hanna (Martinez) 1851-1947

Oakmont Memorial Park (Lafayette) 1960-present

Oakview Memorial Park (Antioch) 1884-present

Queen of Heaven (Lafayette) 1956-present

Rolling Hills Memorial Park
(El Sobrante) 1960-present

Rose Hill (Nortonville, now Antioch, in the Black Diamond Mines Regional Park) 1863-1924

Salesian Private Cemetery 1936-present

Seasons Cemetery (Pacheco IOOF; also Hidden Valley Cemetery) 1868-1973

St. Catherine's Cemetery (Martinez) 1850's-present

St. Joseph's Cemetery (San Pablo) 1914-present

St. Paul's Cemetery (San Pablo) 1868-1928

St. Stephen's Cemetery (Concord) 1904-present

Sunset Cemetery (El Cerrito) 1908-present

[This listing founded on the publication California Cemetery Records in Contra Costa County, published by the Contra Costa Genealogical Society, 1990. See Volume III front matter. I have made some alterations and changes.]

2 comments:

sanpete said...

What about a cematary in Morgan territory. I have several ancestors that were buried there but I do not know where it is.

Ronnie said...

That Hampton Burial is intriguing to me. Only one grave, eh?
Do you have any idea where it's located?